[R] random forest varimp

From: <helen.mills_at_yale.edu>
Date: Fri, 04 Apr 2008 11:46:51 -0400


Friends,
I have noticed that many publications that use RF report variable importance as a function of mean decrease in accuracy rather than mean decrease in gini. Am I correct that the mean decrease in accuracy is just the mean decrease in gini divided by 100?

Thanks,
Helen Mills Poulos
Yale School of Forestry



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